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Jaybird Bluebuds X Review

I am by no means an audiophile, at least not just yet, but my colleagues and friends seem to think of me as one. I started getting into the audio game side of the geek culture only mid last year; by “audio game”, I mean paying much more attention to the details, balance and richness of the sound of music I listen to. 1,271 more words


Record Store Day!

Saturday, April 19, 2014, is Record Store Day, an annual tradition that takes place on the third Saturday in April. RSD was started in 2007 and celebrates the independent record store owner with exclusive releases, in-store performances, swag, and other hoopla. 536 more words


DIY Gas Can Speakers Blast Your Tunes

Have you ever wanted to build your own speakers, but were a bit overwhelmed with all the information out there on cases and packaging? A recent Instructable by  goes over how to build a set of… 164 more words

Digital Audio Hacks

REVIEW: Bowers & Wilkins 684 S2 loudspeakers

The price is right, and the sound is bang on the money, too: the smaller floorstanders in B&W’s latest 600 line-up are a serious bargain… 1,853 more words


A fair-weather audiophile's response to Pono

If you’ve not heard of Pono by now, you either aren’t much into the audio scene, don’t pay attention to Kickstarter all that often, or are not a Neil Young fanboy. 543 more words

Review #1: Miles Davis: Kind of Blue

So, listening intently to Miles Davis’s Kind of Blue turned out to be a very different experience than I had expected. Like I said last week, I’ve never been too keen on jazz, particularly of the bebop and modal varieties. 838 more words


Setting Up the Audioengine A2+ Speakers

Let us again understand that the A2+ speakers are a mini monitor loudspeaker and not computer desktop speakers. Of course they are marketed as a computer speakers because that allows them to enter a big field which is popular and growing. 566 more words